Key To Renewal and Connection: Learn To Ride The Empathy Cycle

Physical therapists, despite our relatively high-level of job satisfaction, are experiencing increasing amount stress just like every other health care provider. We are also increasingly vulnerable to it’s adverse effects.

Unless you have a strategy to proactively manage the stress that comes from caring for patients with needs as well as dealing with needy people, you’re going…

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Clinical Podcast: Thoracic or Cervical Spine Treatment | Dr. Louie Puentedura | Pain Science | Manipulation

Dr. Emilio “Louie” Puentedura (@aussielouie) joins us on the EIM Clinical Podcast this week!  He earned his B.App.Sc. in Physiotherapy from La Trobe University and completed a graduate diploma in Manipulative Therapy (GDMT) from the same University. After practicing for approximately 15 years in outpatient physical therapy in Australia, he moved to the United States. He completed a…

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Pain Reframed Podcast Launched This Week

Problems that don’t get discussed don’t get fixed, and we have a serious pain problem in the United States. How bad? A recent report by the Center of Disease Control “CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain – United States, 2016” informs us that 259 million prescriptions were written for opioid pain medication in 2012 alone, enough for…

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Clinical Podcast: DPT in Canada | Jack Miller and Rob Werstine

This week on the EIM Clinical Podcast, we have Jack Miller and Rob Werstine joining us!  These two have been instrumental in taking the Evidence In Motion DPT program and making it available in Canada for those wanting to take their physical therapy education beyond their Master’s to DPT.

Jack and Rob share why they brought the DPT program…

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Insurance Oversight On Roids

Fourteen years ago I made the executive decision to specialize in geriatrics. This decision wasn’t made lightly. I considered not only the patient population, but also the business side of things. For example, that population would have huge growth requiring access to care. These individuals also deserved to have access to care to professionals who specialized and understood their…

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Is Pain Neuroscience Education the Same as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

We often get the question: is pain neuroscience education the same as cognitive behavioral therapy? The literal answer is no. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a psychosocial intervention that is based on a combination of basic principles from behavioral and cognitive psychology. It was originally designed to treat depression, but is now used for various mental disorders. To deliver CBT…

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Practice Leadership Podcast: Practice Leadership Tips with Dr. Mike Weinper | Healthcare | Worker’s Comp | PTPN

This week, on the EIM Practice Leadership Podcast, we bring on another legend in Physical Therapy: Dr. Mike Weinper.  Mike is the president and CEO of PTPN and also a private practice owner.  Mike has been instrumental in practice leadership, innovation, legislative and political issues, healthcare reform, and a number of other areas where he’s had the opportunity to…

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What I Learned at HIMSS: PTs Are Health Care’s Forgotten Provider

Out of sight; out of mind. You’ve probably heard that saying before. Maybe you’ve even repeated it to yourself when you’re trying to ignore something—you know, to keep it from distracting or upsetting you. After attending the 2017 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Conference & Exhibition in Orlando, Florida, however, I’ve started to…

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